March 7, 2018

Life is full of surprises, one of mine has been that as I started off thinking I'd only write about wine from far off and non-traditional places. But as time goes on I find myself also writing about wine from traditional places near where I live. I think there's room f...

January 23, 2018

Not every grape varietal can be grown well everywhere, but there is always a grape varietal you can grow well somewhere. In Missouri's burgeoning wine country they've branched out and really honed a craft for some uncommon grape varietals. At the 2017 Wine Bloggers Con...

August 25, 2016

One of my favorite parts of the Wine Bloggers Conference a couple weeks ago was meeting people from different parts of the United States and the World. One of those people was the Dallas Wine Chick and I regret not having more time to talk with her about just how excit...

August 8, 2016

Colorado is another state that many people don't think of as a wine region, but they actually have a few different wine regions in the state and two federally recognized AVA's. About a decade ago I had the opportunity to try Creekside Cellars Robusto and it is a wine t...

February 5, 2016

I realize that the original intent of this blog was to try a wine from all 50 states so I’m taking a bit of a detour, though I guess that depends on what you define as a “wine”. St. James Winery located in Missouri is infamous for its production of fruit wines and I wa...

January 24, 2016

When I think of the Carolina’s I think of doughnuts and snow, but that probably has a lot to do with visiting my cousins there during winter. Again, North Carolina is not a place most people think of for wine, but not only are there wine regions there, they actually ha...

January 18, 2016

I recently had the joy of trying Wollersheim Winery’s Prairie Fume which won Best in Hybrid White, Best Seyval Blanc and a Double Gold Medal at the San Francisco International Wine Competition. At $9 it is a particular steal. The flavor was crisp, but I would warn...

January 12, 2016

So on this virtual road trip I’m trying my best to keep the states I review as close together as possible, however there will be some jumping around. I’ve currently got about 26 states in my cellar but will be working on filling it out over the year. I’m open to any su...

January 4, 2016

  When people think of the wine regions of America they probably think of the Napa Valley first and then several other regions of California. They may also think of regions in Washington like Columbia Valley and regions in Oregon like Willamette Valley but they probabl...

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